Parasitological and serological studies on the prevalence of Echinococcus multilocularis Leuckart, 1863 in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes Linnaeus, 1758) in Switzerland.

@article{Ewald1992ParasitologicalAS,
  title={Parasitological and serological studies on the prevalence of Echinococcus multilocularis Leuckart, 1863 in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes Linnaeus, 1758) in Switzerland.},
  author={Dagmar Ewald and Johannes Eckert and Bruno Gottstein and M L Straub and Herbert N. Nigg},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  year={1992},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={1057-61}
}
In the Canton of Zurich in Switzerland, 1,252 red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) were examined during 1990-1991 for intestinal stages of Echinococcus multilocularis using the mucosal smear technique. Special safety precautions were employed during examination. An average of 35% (432 foxes) were infected, mostly with low to medium numbers of gravid worms producing… CONTINUE READING